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to protest the video made by a man living outside los angeles. hard line islamists in bangladesh forced a strike that shut down the country's schools and businesses. in greece hundreds of muslim protestors turned outs to express their anger as well and protests continued for another day in pakistan. unlike provide's deadly clashes, those were smaller and subdued. on the eve of his visit to the united states, egypt's first freely elected president has a message for washington. mohammad morsi says unlike the mubarak regime, his government he says will demonstrate more independence from the u.s. morsi told the "new york times" the u.s. had become des pieced because it had a history of backing dictators in the middle east there was another sunday terrorist attack targeting christians in nigeria outside a catholic church. the suicide car bomb killed at least two and injured 45. no one has claimed responsibility. but christians in the area have been targeted by the radical islamist group procal harrem. later a fyke air-- fake ar line pilot caught in the act. a deadly avalanche in the high him
in los angeles, 82 degrees. let's check your national forecast. early morning frost is possible across parts of the interior northeast. it will be windy across the mississippi valley and great lakes. frost possible across the nation's mid-section. showers and thunderstorms will reach the great basin. in sports this morning, baltimore ravens torrey smith played with a heavy heart. less than 24 hours before his team played against new england, smith's younger brother was killed in a motorcycle accident. both teams observing a moment of silence before the game. smith makes a leaping catch in the end zone for a touchdown. new england leading by nine. smith scored again this time from five yards out. smith has one more big play. as time expired baltimore wins it 31-30, smith said he wasn't sure he was ready to play. >> everybody was back at the house, you know, watching and they didn't even know i was going to play until the last minute. i got to the stadium and at that time i said i would play. >> smith finished the game with six catches. for 127 yards and two touchdowns. >>> in arizona th
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight, a conversation with noted law professor and longtime policy advocate peter edelman. a georgetown professor and former clinton administration official. out with a new text about poverty in america. his thoughts on what the growing divide between the haves and have-nots means and why the issue does not have the attention of leaders in washington. a conversation with peter edelman coming up right now. >> every community has a martin luther king boulevard. it's the cornerstone we all know. it's not just a street or boulevard, but a place where walmart stands together with your community to make every day better. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: peter edelman is the founder and director of the center on poverty, inequality and public policy at georgetown and a former assistant secretary at the department of health and human services. he's also a noted author whose latest text is called "so rich, so poor: why it's so hard to end poverty in america," and i am honored to
villaraigosa from los angeles said they had two-thirds. a lot of people in this hall didn't think so. >> he was in a tough spot. let's bring in our panel, steve hayez, joe trippi and eben britton. as -- and brit hume. brit, your thoughts? >> i thought it was a difficult day for this convention, which you know, it was clear yesterday that they didn't have -- kind of a rocky beginning before last night. and, you know, they had the problems with the platform and they had the problems, answering the question, are you better off and the president had given himself an incomplete, all suggesting that rust might be on the machine. and then this scene out here today, when they tried to fix that, they had three boys voices if you are going to declare it passed, why not diclair it on the first try? i felt badly for mayor villaraigosa up there. like a deer in the headline lights. he had a woman tell him over his shoulder, you have to let them do what they are going to do. i think this is sandra fluke. >> we will listen in. she is an advocate for reproductive rights, came to national prominenc
's go out to jacki schechner in los angeles, who is going to tell us how the twitter world is dealing with this question "are we better off"? >> the rnc bought the hashtag are you better off and it has taken long for progressives to hijack it and say yeah, we are better off. they paid for it, and they're certainly not getting what they paid for. it's not working for them. >> no, which i think is so typical of what we saw at the rnc, and hopefully what we won't see at the dnc, which is the republican strategy to consider to see twitter as a marketplace that you can buy that you can influence by promoting things and spending money on it. i think what we've seen the democrats be really good at is instead capitalizing on what people are interested in, think it's funny and what is resonant. >> on twitter knowing that the g.o.p.'s nominee actually pays his taxes. this is not a difficult one to rip on. one thing that cenk mentioned earlier on, the most retreated moment of the rnc is "this seat's taken" photo of barack obama after clint eastwood's nonemonologue to an empty chair. >> they can
's take a brief time-out to get the latest latest from lisa ferguson out in los angeles. good morning. >> good morning, everyone. the democrats have a lot to live up to this week after their convention in 2008. and here are a few things to watch out for as the dnc kicks off today. first off this is the democrat's big chance to make their case to american voters and respond to republican's attacks last week. more than 2/3 of people say they are not happy with the direction of the country meaning president obama will have to acknowledge that the economy is struggling while at the same time adding to his forward campaign proving he has what it takes to get the country back on track. second even though the dnc is taking place in charlotte, do not expect north carolina voters to necessarily swing toward obama. he did win the state by less than half a percent in '508 but this year, polls show romney has a better chance of picking up the vote. according to a university study over the weekend romney is up 47% to 43%. romne
convention, los angeles mayor, antonio villaraigosa. >> pursuant to our nominating rule, only one candidate has qualified to be the nominee of our party for president of the united states. [cheering] our next speaker will place before you, that nomination. >> unemployment in june was the highist since 1994. >> the u.s. economy has been in a recession. >> 10 million americans still officially unemployed. >> there is nothing wrong with america that cannot be cured by what is right with america! [cheers and applause] we believe that invest and grow economics is better than trickle-down economics. we have got to go beyond the braip-dead politics in washington and give our people the kind of government they deserve, a government that works for them! don't stop believing in tomorrow. >> after years of hard work, the longest economic expansion in history, we proved that we could find a way to balance the budget and protect our values. we have lots of evidence that presidents who focus on the middle class get better results. i personally believe if the mrch people give you the honor of serving, sho
. >>> now, here is your first look at some of the other news going on around america today. in los angeles it was take the money and run and then throw it out of the window. a pair of suspected bank robbers tossed out wads of stolen cash while being chased by police. when the thieves were finally captured, one woman dove into the truck to try to get a piece of all that currency. police quickly surrounded the truck to stop a mob seen. >>> in new york city it tease hairdo 15 years in the making, you're looking at the guinness world record holder for the tallest mohawk. 8'6". it stands atop the fashion designer from japan who says it takes the style left two hours, two cans of hairspray and one can of gel. >>> after six weeks, the panda at the san francisco zoo is starting to open his eyes. it will take three more weeks to open them fully. in mean time the zoo is taking suggestions on what to name them. >>> now for a look at the national weather, we turn to meteorologist todd santos. i can never get enough of baby animals. i'm not discriminating. i'll take any of them. >>> something in common
by in los angeles lisa ferguson. hi lisa. good morning. >> hey, bill. good morning, everyone. now both candidates have had their turns at addressing america during the univision forum this week. president obama sat down for the interview last night using the chance to hit romney over his leaked 47% comment. here is the president's response when asked which version of romney is more sincere. the one who writes off a 47% or the one who believes in 100% of the country. >> when you express an attitude that half the country considers itself victims that somehow they want to be dependent on government, my thinking is maybe you haven't gotten around a lot. >> mr. obama also took to playing defense in appealing to latino voters over immigration reform. this is something he had promised to do during the first year of his presidency and he blamed republicans for the failure. >> obama: there's the thinking that the president is somebody who's all powerful and can get everything done. we have to have cooperation from all th
. julian castro and the los angeles mayor talked about issues impacting the hispanic community and increasing voter turnout among latinos. this is over one hour. >> good afternoon and welcome. my name is ron brownstein. also a political analyst for abc and admire and friend of univision. we're here to talk about the democratic party in tomorrow's america. i do not have to tell the people in this room that we're living through the most profound demographic change in the united states. the melting pot era at the turn of the 20th-century. the 2010 census was a postcard from the future. wider presented for fifth of america's population. by 2000, it was 69%. in 2010 as fallen to 53.7. hispanics constitute one in seven americans. the greatest changes among the young. 47% of americans under 18 are non-white. we have the sense that after 2040 we're on track to be a majority minority nation. in the underage teen population we will be majority minority as soon as a few years after 20 -- 2020. a majority of the newborns in the u.s. were non-white. this change is not only deepening diversi
on a downtown los angeles sidewalk and he watched his chief investigator seized by the police caught in the act of bribing a juror. a few weeks later, darrow was indicted on two counts of bribery, and burt franklin, the investigator, agreed to testify against them. he swore that darrow had ordered him to pay $4000 to jurors who agreed to vote not guilty. and darrow was at that time at the height of the same one of america's foremost trial lawyers, political leaders and populist champions, and his careened staggered off track there in southern california. caught up by shame he left his wife one reunite for the apartment of his mistress. with a revolver in one pocket and a whiskey barrel -- whiskey bottle in the other, he sat down and vowed to kill them so. she brought out two glasses. they sat at a wooden table underneath one of those swinging bare lightbulbs. and fortunately for us she talked him out of it. he went on to create an american architect, lawyer for the little guy, advocate for the common folk. poking his thumbs, regarding the jury from beneath that cascading shock of hair, speaking
the king of pop was ready. e-mails in sunday's "los angeles times" show that the tour director believed jackson was paranoid and obsessive and suggested that a, quote, top psychiatrist evaluate him asap. what else did those e-mails say? >> reporter: well, you know what, zoraida, plain and simple they said the executives were really worried about michael jackson's health and his ability to perform. now the "l.a. times" obtained these e-mails after they were gathered for an insurance company law sue, to avoid a $17.5 million policy that was purchased by aeg live in case michael jackson was not able to perform 50 shows scheduled for london. we don't know how the e-mails were obtained but they show a very concerned group of promoters who thought the jackson tour was in jeopardy either because of health issues or because, as one executive wrote, quote, he is lazy and constantly changes his mind to fit his immediate wants. now these e-mails detail an encounter between aeg live the day the pop star was to publicly announce the shows. the e-mail has phillips saying, quote, m.j. is locked in his
threatened to kill him over a gambling debt. the jury deliberated for three days in a los angeles court. this became a very crazy story. remember quincy jones was on the stand testifying. quincy was brought into it because joe francis said quincy said joe told me something. >> $20 million. that's quite a ruling. >>> ever wonder why girl pros -- >> whoa! >> this morning's "washington post" says boys get a lot more practice than girls, and the gap only gets bigger over time. also boys turn their hips and shoulders separately when they throw. girls tend to rotate their hips and shoulders together, making their throws slower and less powerful. buying this? >> sure. >> charlie did a little turn in the chair. this is what boys do. i always go like that. >> i think one of the best things like this, you guys know this -- >> all this study shows is oh, boys practice sports more than girls so boys are better at some sports than girls. shocker. >> the point that i wanted to make is that in the 21st century, what's wonderful if you drive around anywhere, you'll see so many young girls now out playi
-- they quote a woman named lillian. >> tv ads. >> lillian glass, a los angeles-based body language expert who says about romney, he's turned into a different person. he's become more passionate, more emotional, more dynamic. >> wait, wait. the associated press is actually -- >> quoting lillian glass. >> body language expert? >> this woman comments. >> she's an expert. i would say i don't see what ms. glass sees, but i think if romney's going to have a chance to get back in this, he needs to do exactly what she says he's already done. he needs to become more compassionate, emotional, dynamic and a communicator. he has not done that yet. >> he's gripping the microphone as opposed to holding it like a teacup. >> he used to hold it like a teacup. >> she's right about what needs to happen. i just haven't seen it yet. >> she's a body language expert. they're going to do more 30-second ads, but they've been doing the 30-second ads. i think mitt romney needs to tell people what he'll do when he's president of the united states. >> commercials can have an impact as well as money, mark. very hard. and
is a farce, right? every poll. suddenly the methodology for polling is a farce. and suddenly los angeles police officers are brown shirts. brown shirts. people calling american law enforcement officers brown shirts simply because they're taking a guy in john heilemann who's on probation already. who's on probation. they have a right to do that under the constitution of the united states of america. they've been so frantic this weekend. they're chasing their tails because mitt romney is an awful candidate. and now even conservatives, eric erickson out this morning, rupert murdoch said it, jack welch said it, i said it last week and have been absolutely pilloried by the extreme right wing. it's a reality -- he's a horrible candidate. he's got perhaps one of the worst-run presidential campaigns in modern american history. but now it's the pollsters' fault and it's the brown shirts' fault for going after this, quote, christian filmmaker, as matt drudge called him over the weekend, a christian filmmaker. >> yes, there were a couple of prominent conservative bloggers calling for the president'
ming me are north carolina governor bev per due and mayor of los angeles antonio villaraigosa and also chair of the democratic governors association martin o'malley. what you hope people will take away from the convention? >> you want to crystallize the choices that the american people have in this election, a choice that invests in the economy from the middle-out, that continues to builds on some of the progress. we have created 4.5 million jobs in the last four years. 29 consecutive months of growth in our economy, and we want to continue that, and we also want to compare and contrast with the failed bush policies that romney/ryan would like to promote going into the future. >> all of that in mind, i want to show our viewers the latest cnn/orc poll, and this is about enthusiasm. are you extremely or very enthusiastic about voting in november was the question, and what we see is that since 2008, republican enthusiasm is way up, and democratic enthusiasm is down almost ten points, and why is that governor o'malley? >> well, you have yet to see the greatcandy, coming up. >> you are pred
. they're going to have to change the name of the city of los angeles. >> you know i think this is fundamentally mitt romney doesn't know the latino community. the majority agree they should be learning english. i want to talk about this whole 47%. when he talked about 47%, he's also talking about latinos who are working two to three jobs who believe in the american dream. he by going after the 47% is attacking those people. he doesn't understand these people are hard working. they believe in their possibility and they don't feel like victims. if anything they feel that by working these jobs it might be tough today, but there's an as preparation for a better tomorrow and that's what i find so disappointing with this comment. >> the latest poll showed that latinos support obama about 68% and romney at 26%. he said that if he thinks the latino lines up that way with president obama, it is a threat to this nation. >> again, it's mitt romney not understanding the latino community. had hert
's green party, roseanne was nominated by the peace and freedom party. founded in los angeles during the '60s antiwar movement. the party nominated ralph nader in 2008. >> marijuana helps to us reduce mind control and it is the most effective weapon against that. without mind control the people would demand representational government that works for not against the life, liberty and pursuit of happiness! >> once a safe haven in california's thriving medical marijuana industry, they taught to uses of students cultivation and grew medical marijuana until a federal crackdown in april. the college now struggling to keep their doors open. >> they took everything but the office furniture so brought the school to its knees. fortunately they also managed to disassociate the schools from any of the other marijuana businesses now we are simply a first amendment fight so we can do things and work with people that we were never able to do before. >> tell me about having roseanne here after all this happened at oaksterdam university. >> the war goes out and we have more people come out for legali
woe. according to "the los angeles times" akin told supporters, "the first t minesw, itikme l wat out of the cage. she was just furious and attacking in every different direction which wases a little bit of a surprise to us." you know, 's par for the course, from the candidate who said this -- >> it ses to me, first of all, from what i understand from doctorhat'real rar if it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down. >> of course, akin tried to apologize and now that republicans are struggling to regain the senate, they ar starting to throw their support >> of course, akin tried to apologize and now that republicans are struggling to regain the senate, they are starting to row their support hihetrsi candidate in missouri. yesterday, the nrcc officially endorsed him and the chair of the democratic senatorial campaign committ says the endorsement taints every republican sene, senator runng in this election cyc. ja weagve e of those republicans said that what he said was so offensive and how he said it was so offensive that they could not support
. the mansion in los angeles. $16 trillion. you could buy the some 128,000 times if you wanted to. number four, even though the program is no more, you could buy over 9400 space shuttles which according to nasa costs almost 2 billion each to make. number three, the most expensive american sports team in new york , just under $2 billion. you can buy them more than 80600 times. and number two, the biggest company in the world is apple with a market cap of about $6,302,000,000,000. you could buy 25 apples, 25 of those companies and have money left over. the number one thing you could buy with $16 trillion is europe. our national debt is larger than the combined economies of all of europe. can you imagine that? gives that a whole new meaning. coming up, neil cavuto will be here to continue our preview of the democratic national convention including the most important thing to watch for tonight. why i the a lot of folks having a hard time answering one simple question. i you better off today than four years ago? stay with us. gerri: are you better off today than four years ago? ron reagan famous wo
of los angeles had to go out there and tried to get the crowd to say okay, we change our minds a train wreck. watch this. >> all of those delegates in favor say aye. all delegates opposed say no. in the opinion. let me do that again. all of those del -- delegates in favor say aye. aye. all of those delegates opposed say no. i am. i guess, >> you got to let them do what they are going to do. >> i will do that one more time. all of the delegates in favor say aye. all of those delegates opposed say no. in the opinion of the chair two-thirds affirmed and the motion and platform was amended as shown on the screen. >> gretchen: i am not sure you could say more ayes than no. that is it a controverse yes why the mayor asked for thry separate votes. reminding me of kids in a classroom pizza and chicken nuggets. i can't believe that how did they get to this point? the president signed off on taking god and jerusalem out and now take a vote that looks elementary at best and now saying that the president wanted them to do the vote. it may have been a foregone conclusion. check out the teleprompter
. and the extraordinary power, dear god, of your love. amen. >> rabbi, one of my face leaders and the city of los angeles and. ladies and gentlemen, -- one of my faith leaders from the city of los angeles. ladies and gentleman, all those in favor signify by saying aye. do i hear second? do i hear a second? all in favor, please say aye. all opposed, say nay. the ayes have it and the motion is carried. the convention will recess until 4:00 p.m. tomorrow. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> is a few minutes past 1:00 a.m. eastern time on thursday morning. the democrats have just finished the two of their convention. c-span is with it till the bitter end. the roll-call is always a tradition. in convention proceedings to read now we have a half an hour to get your reaction. on twitter, there has been a lot of commentary about president clinton opposes peace. our phone lines will be open. you can see the numbers on the bottom of the screen beneath me. we will also talk to a few delegates. the hall as clearing out pretty quickly. le
." first, today's current news update. it is lisa ferguson standing by in los angeles. hey, lisa, good morning. >> hey bill, good morning everyone. no doubt mitt romney will face another round of criticism this morning after calling nearly half of all voters dependent and entitled in a video leaked to mother jones. here's a look. >> 47% of the people who will vote for the president are what? supportive of tom and have been supportive of tom but obviously i would have loved to have seen a different result. >> the president won wisconsin he goes on to say there is no use in him catering to those voters and that he, instead needs to focus on the independents in the middle who are actually thoughtful and that there is about 10% of voters like that. romney made those remarks at a private fund-raiser in may to a group of wealthy donors. he's, of course taking a lot of heat for that. the obama campaign is saying in a statement it is shocking romney would say these things behind closed doors and it is hard to serve as presi
nbc's peter alexander is with the romney campaign in los angeles. peter, good morning. >> reporter: matt, good morning to you. we'll show you clips of that video in a moment, but before he got wrapped up in damage control late monday, mitt romney had just received his first national security briefing that took place here in los angeles. he had also made another big appeal to a critical demographic, that's latinos. the romney campaign began this week by announcing a reset of sorts, promising to lay out more policy specifics, to try to reinforce its message of the need, not just to fire the president but why people needed to hire romney. meanwhile, nbc news, us a noted, has obtained that video featuring one of romney's most colorful surrogates, donald trump. >> let's see what you've been up to? this is your review. >> reporter: the never-before-seen video shows trump conducting a mock performance review with an actor playing the president. sources say it was produced by the republican national committee and intended to air at the convention. >> just recently you said. >> the private
press." but first the latest, today's current news update from lisa ferguson in los angeles. good morning. >> hey bill, good morning everyone. mitt romney is all over the map again today with a rally in pennsylvania and then a fund-raiser in massachusetts. his campaign has another $5 million after last night's fund-raiser in d.c. where romney explained his five steps to take america back. the first of which is to produce more oil and natural gas. >> romney: we have the capacity if we can take advantage of it and we build that pipeline from canada that we will do if i have to do it myself. >> other steps include promoting trade and putting students first and cutting government spending and making it easier for small business. romney made a push for veterans in virginia. all although not all of his claims are true. he tried attacking the president on the upcoming pentagon cuts saying those will take a toll on veteran services. unless congress reaches a deal, those cuts are scheduled to go into effect january 2013 bu
is with the romney campaign in los angeles. peter, good morning. >> reporter: matt, good morning to you. we'll show you clips of that video in a moment, but before he got wrapped up in damage control late monday, mitt romney had just received his first national security briefing that took place here in los angeles. he had also made another big appeal to a critical demographic, that's latinos. the romney campaign began this week by announcing a reset of sorts, promising to lay out more policy specifics, to try to reinforce its message of the need, not just to fire the president but why people needed to hire romney. meanwhile, nbc news, us a noted, has obtained that video featuring one of romney's most colorful surrogates, donald trump. >> let's see what you've been up to? this is your review. >> reporter: the never-before-seen video shows trump conducting a mock performance review with an actor playing the president. sources say it was produced by the republican national committee and intended to air at the convention. >> just recently you said. >> the private sector is doing fine. >> the private se
to the man behind the center of the controversy, los angeles mayor, antonio villa rig go sa. first congressman barney frank is here. we're in the saloon in charlotte. hey. hey eddie. i brought your stuff. you don't have to do this. yes i do. i want you to keep this. it'd be weird. take care. you too. [ sighs ] so how did it go? he's upset. [ male announcer ] spend less time at gas stations. with best in class fuel economy. it's our most innovative altima ever. ♪ it's our most innovative altima ever. capella university understands back from rough economic times. employees are being forced to do more with less. and the need for capable leaders is greater than ever. when you see these problems do you take a step back, or do you want to dive right in? with a degree in business from capella university, you'll have the knowledge to go further in your career than you ever thought possible. let's get started at capella.edu >>> democrats have the die sersty angle well covered by filling the convention hall with democrats. black people, asians, sikhs, jews, muslims, hippies, veterans, babi
correspondent for "the huffington post," sam stein. and drum roll, please, willie, in los angeles, msnbc and "time" magazine senior political analyst, now emmy award winner mark halperin. halperin, are you still -- are you a little sleepy this morning? are you kind of on a high? >> no, i'm all good. no, i'm all good. we've had a good evening. >> it was great. >> look at him. >> he's glowing. >> he's taking the job kind of seriously, isn't he, coming to work in a tux? >> our "game change" boys, john heilemann, mark halperin celebrating a huge win for "game change," the hbo political drama based on their book about the 2008 election. it won four awards, four awards. look what's going on here. best overall mini-series or movie, best writing and directing, lead actress julianne moore who's so awesome, also won for her outstanding performance playing sarah palin. it was a huge night. i, of course, watched none of it. willie, i'm sure you were in bed at 7:30, "way too early." >> i saw some of it. i saw some of their wins. congratulations to mark and john. we're very excited for them. we do, as
like the los angeles times. he has produced cartoons for the l.a. weekly since 1992. he creates cartoons in english and spanish for some tickets. he cohoes a satirical talk show, and he is at a torrid and -- editor in chief of a web site. next to him is steve kelley. his editorial cartoons are distributed to newspapers nationwide by some tickets. he is also the, creator of the national syndicated comic strip. he was a veteran stand up comedian and has appeared several times on the tonight show. scott stantis works for the chicago tribune. his work is syndicated to over 180 newspapers. he is also the creator of the cartoon prickly city that appears here in our hometown washington post. please welcome the panelists today. [applause] >> i have been a free lancer for ever. i have never been a staff cartoonist even when i was with l.a. weekly. i was there 17 years as a freelancer sending my cartoons and. it taught me how to manage my own career as far as being self sustaining, on the broke cartoonist trying to raise a family. -- nonbroke cartoonist trying to raise a family. i have a
are probably not awake yet. police in los angeles are looking into the possibility that johnny lewis, he is the son of anarchy actor who fell to his death after allegedly murdering his land lady while there are reports that he was taking this new designer drug called smile. it's similar to bath salts. police are awaiting the results of that very strange case. france unveiling a new budget that includes $26 billion in tax hikes. that includes a 75% tax rate for the rich. the tough measure is meant to help bring france's deficit. let's go to clayton. >> big story making headlines this morning. several days after the attack on the u.s. consulate. this is the story that the obama administration was sticking to. listen. >> this was not a preplanned premeditated attack that what happened initially was it was a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired in cairo as a consequence of the video. >> our current assessment is that what happened in benghazi was, in fact, initially a spontaneous reaction. >> what our assessment is as of the president is in fact what it began spontaneously in ben
for him, then abramoff was fine. >> abramoff had gone home to los angeles, but returned to washington to work for a prominent firm, which announced his hiring by touting the lobbyist's ties to the republican national committee, the new leaders of the house, newt gingrich and tom delay, and the christian coalition now headed by his buddy ralph reed. but no one was more indispensable to abramoff than norquist. >> if it wasn't for his relation with grover norquist, jack abramoff would never have been able to become the super lobbyist that he came. and to charge the huge rates that he charged because he had this unique relationship with certain republican leaders. >> the hefty fees would enrich abramoff, who in turn would direct his clients to enrich the right-wing's political machine. one of those clients was the wealthiest gambling tribe in america, the mississippi choctaw. to keep their huge casino earnings from being taxed, the tribe needed help in washington. so abramoff turned to norquist, who had just what the tribe was looking for distributi-- an org dedicated to opposing all tax
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